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  1. Orinda: Del Rey Elementary locked down briefly during police search for suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    A police search for a suspicious person resulted in the lockdown of at least one Orinda school on Wednesday, a Contra Costa Sheriff's Office spokesman said. Del Rey Elementary School went into lockdown around noon, according to texts sent out from the school.

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  2. Orinda: Del Rey Elementary locked down during police search for suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    A police search for a suspicious person resulted in the lockdown of at least one Orinda school on Wednesday, a Contra Costa Sheriff's Office spokesman said. Del Rey Elementary School went into lockdown around noon, according to texts sent out from the school.

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  3. Weekend Top 10: New take on 'Richard III' at Impact Theatre in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Inside Bay Area

    This time, she's tackling this Bard classic tale of unchecked lust for power. It should be a blast to watch it unfold at Impact Theatre's intimate stage.

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  4. Arts Notes: Wind Symphony's French interlude; Orinda High School...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Inside Bay Area

    The Contra Costa Wind Symphony will presents an evening of music by French composers and other composers' impressions of everything French during a March 8 concert at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive in Walnut Creek. Join Maestro Duane Carroll, Assistant Conductor Ben Loomer and the Contra Costa Wind Symphony for an evening of creative arrangements of familiar melodies by French composers Debussy, Ravel, Dukas, and Offenbach.

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  5. Walnut Creek/Lamorinda News Briefs -- Walnut Creek history tours...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Inside Bay Area

    Lafayette police officer Mike Marshall was named the city's officer of the year. Police Chief Eric Christensen praised both Marshall's energy and his accomplishments, which included the most arrests in the department.

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  6. East Bay's Park It: Antioch's Black Diamond offers free mine tours SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Inside Bay Area

    The Hazel-Atlas silica sand mine will hold open house from noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, with free, self-guided tours available for all visitors ages 7 and older. Visitors can walk through about 900 feet of a 1930s-era silica mine, with park staff and docents posted along the way to answer questions and point out interesting features.

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  7. What's Happening: Purple Pride Youth Football Mini CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Inside Bay Area

    Alameda Little League -- Registration open for Challenger Division for boys and girls with physical and mental challenges. No score is kept.

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  8. Lafayette's overall crime rate dropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Inside Bay Area

    With a small but tightly-knit police force, neighborhood use of surveillance technology and a vigilant citizenry, Lafayette typically enjoys a low crime rate. Last year, that rate got even lower.

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  9. Democratic-leaning Asian-American PAC spends for white Republican who left Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Inside Bay Area

    The 7th State Senate District's special election has taken an odd turn as a committee known for backing Asian-American Democrats spends on behalf of a white Republican who dropped out of the contest weeks ago. The Asian American Small Business PAC has reported independently spending $46,380 on research, polling and a mailer on behalf of Michaela Hertle.

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  10. Barnidge: 7th District state Senate race really is a special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Inside Bay Area

    Special elections rarely are. Narrow of focus and low in profile, they usually get tepid voter turnout.

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  11. Lafayette: 'Drum circle' helps bring out inner peace, better healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Karen Sakata, center, pounds the drum hard as she performs with members of Diablo Taiko after she is sworn in as the Contra Costa County superintendent of schools outside of the Contra Costa County Office of Education in Pleasant Hill, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Former Superintendent Joseph Ovick swore her in at the ceremony held in the parking lot.

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  12. Lamorinda Briefs: Drop-off ballot boxes available MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Voters will be able to drop off their vote-by-mail ballots for the upcoming March 17 special primary election at drop-off boxes in Lamorinda. The red boxes will be available beginning Monday, Feb. 23 at city halls in Orinda, Lafayette and Moraga during normal business hours as part of the "CoCo Vote-N-Go" program.

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  13. San Pablo Dam Road fatal wreck victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Inside Bay Area

    An Orinda man who died after the car he was driving veered off the road and hit a tree was identified Wednesday as 94-year-old George Vila. The Cadillac XTS went off the road around 1:38 p.m. Tuesday as it went south on Old San Pablo Dam Road, California Highway Patrol spokesman Officer John Fransen said.

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  14. Concord What's Happening: Concord Athletics tryoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Inside Bay Area

    Concord Athletics -- Tryouts by appointment for 14U boys spring and summer team. Tryout will be held at Concord High baseball field, to make an appointment contact 925-595-3459, Perk's Sports Academy -- Looking for players to fill roster on 8U-18U boys teams in Concord and Antioch.

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  15. Orinda man, 94, killed in crash on San Pablo Dam RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Inside Bay Area

    A 94-year-old Orinda man was killed in a solo-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon near the San Pablo Reservoir, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash was reported at 1:39 p.m., after a gray Cadillac XTS crashed into a tree in the 500 block of Old San Pablo Dam Road northwest of Orinda in unincorporated Contra Costa County.

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  16. Moraga: Woman roughed up in strong-arm robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Inside Bay Area

    A woman told police late Monday afternoon that two men forcibly stole her purse from her shoulder while she was walking on a sidewalk at Camino Ricardo at Danefield Place. Police responded to the intersection about 4:17 p.m., where the woman reported that a vehicle pulled alongside her, then two men got out and accosted her.

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  17. Through bees, Gentry reaches out to othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Whether he's setting up a hive in pristine parkland, mentoring schoolchildren or raising thousands of dollars for education, Steve Gentry has the uncanny ability to draw people to him. The talent, bolstered by his gentle voice and hearty chuckle, also applies to bees, those fuzzy, yellow-and-black pollinators to which he's dedicated decades of his life.

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  18. "A-list" candidates battle for State Senate post in District 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Inside Bay Area

    When it comes to politics, Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla has followed the path blazed by Rep. Mark DeSaulnier: From the Concord City Council, to the Contra Costa board of supervisors to the Assembly. Now with DeSaulnier having replaced George Miller in congress, Bonilla is a leading contender to fill his vacant state senate seat.

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  19. Lamorinda Briefs, Feb. 13 -- J&J Ranch tract environmental (impact...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Inside Bay Area

    The city's housing element is up for additional review by the city's planning commission Feb. 17 before it heads to lawmakers for adoption March 9. The document outlines in part how the city plans to accommodate 400 additional units of very low-, low-, moderate and market rate housing as recommended by the Association of Bay Area Governments. The city is not required to build the housing but it must show it has the appropriately zoned land for the housing.

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  20. Lamorinda What's Happening: East Bay Eclipse Soccer Club tryoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Inside Bay Area

    East Bay Eclipse Soccer Club -- Tryouts for boys and girls March 7-8 for U6-U8 and U15-U19 at Campolindo High School. $400-1200.

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